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Mel Kenne

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Mel Kenne

Mel Kenne teaches in the American Literature and Culture Department at Kadir Has University in Istanbul. He has published three books of poetry, one of which, South Wind, won the 1984 Austin Book Award. He also wrote the poetry for The Book of Ed, a poetic/musical/dramatic compact disk based loosely on the myth of Oedipus. Kenne's poems and his translations of poems by Turkish writers have appeared in many magazines in America and Turkey.

Articles by Mel Kenne

from “Dear Shameless Death”
By Latife Tekin
In memory of my motherHuvat Aktas travelled for a whole day and a night, ending his journey at noon by the sheepfold in the village of Alacuvek. This time he brought a bright blue bus with him. The bus…
Translated from Turkish by Saliha Paker & Mel Kenne
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